Education

I Can’t Hear You!

By Craig Stone — August 01, 2006 1 min read

The general secretary of the U.K.-based Professional Association of Teachers told a conference recently that teachers whose voices are monotone or hoarse are at risk of boring their students, reports the U.K.-based online Guardian Unlimited. Citing results from a variety of independent research, Philip Parkin went on to say that teachers would benefit from expert voice coaching--he offered unemployed actors as a potential resource--as it would not only make their teaching more effective, but could also save them from voice disorders later in their careers.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.